Found November 18, 2013 on The Cardinal Connect:
Pete Cautilli – The Cardinal Connect As Charlie Strong and the Louisville Cardinals trotted off of the field on Saturday night following their win over Houston, I’m sure there were plenty of fans heading that had one question on their mind. “Are we now preparing for the final home game ever for start quarterback Teddy Bridgewater?” For over a year now, Bridgewater has been projected to be the one of the top quarterbacks taken in the 2014 NFL Draft. Anytime he’s been asked about heading to the NFL, as expected, Bridgewater always provides the right answers. He’s maintained all season that he’s not worried about the NFL at this point and that he’s only concerned about the team and this season. With Bridgewater likely in his last year as a Louisville Cardinal, a lot of folks expected him to be honored with the senior’s on Saturday prior to kickoff. However, Charlie Strong says that isn’t the case. During the weekly AAC teleconference, Strong says Bridgewater would not participate in th...

Charlie Strong Hasn’t Forgotten About Last Season’s Poor Turnout On Senior Day

This weekend will mark the one year anniversary of the dreaded 2012 Senior Day for the Louisville Football program. Senior Day is typically a special day as the veteran players are honored prior to their final game on the field at Papa John’s Cardinal Stadium. Unfortunately, Nov. 24, 2012 was not a special day for Charlie Strong and the Louisville Cardinals as they were upset by...

No Teddy for Senior Day festivities at U of L

The University of Louisville football team will say goodbye to 20 seniors on Saturday before the noon kickoff against Memphis. But U of L coach Charlie Strong said on Monday that junior Teddy Bridgewater won’t go through the ceremony. Cardinal Authority was there and has the latest.

Louisville defense stifles Houston, 20-13

A crowd of 53,027 on hand, all but assuring that University of Louisville football will surpass average attendance of more than 50,000 per game for the first time in the program’s history. UofL’s ninth win, a 20-13 decision over Houston, against only one loss. The Cougars were still in contention with less than a minute remaining, despite managing only 195 yards compared to...

The Heisman Trophy: 5 Reasons Why Teddy Bridgewater Is Not Worthy

There is no doubt about it.  Teddy Bridgewater is an excellent quarterback.  He has the brains and the mechanics to be quite a success in the NFL.  Does he deserve to be in the race for the Heisman Trophy?  Absolutley.  Does he deserve to be the recipient of the Heisman Trophy?  Some may say yes, but I believe he should not be the winner of one of the greatest races in all...

Bridgewater has decision to make on Senior Day ceremonies

The University of Louisville has opened as a 24.5-point favorite over Memphis Saturday in what could be the final home football game for quarterback Teddy Bridgewater at Papa John’s Cardinal Stadium. Bridgewater, who is on track to graduate from UofL in December, is considered among the leading quarterback prospects in the National Football League draft. While he obviously loves...

Philon comes up huge for the defense

University of Louisville senior defensive lineman Roy Philon came up huge for the defense on Saturday night in a 20-13 win over Houston. Cardinal Authority checks in with Philon.

UofL Seriously Looking Into Expanding Papa John’s Cardinal Stadium Once Again

Just last month there was a slight buzz about Papa Johns Cardinal Stadium.  Is there rhyme or reason for another expansion?  Could the stadium one day be enclosed?  Head Football Coach Charlie Strong seemed down with the idea. “I think we have the most passionate fans in the country,” Strong said on Oct. 1. “I think our fans bring a lot of energy to the game. You would like...

Kevin Ware Missed A Court Date For Speeding & Reckless Driving

Pete Cautilli – The Cardinal Connect According, Louisville junior guard Kevin Ware missed a court date in Barren County, KY., on Monday afternoon for speeding and reckless driving. WHAS11 obtained a citation that shows Ware is accused of going 95 miles per hour in Barren County after 11:00 p.m. on October 26, 2013. The citation says this occured in a work zone with a...

Louisville Still In The Mix For Australian Swing-Man

247 Sports Class of 2014 forward Jonah Bolden announced his list of six finalists on Monday night via his Twitter account and Rick Pitino and the Louisville Cardinals have made the cut. Bolden, a 6-foot-9, 200-pound, forward has trimmed his list to just Louisville, Kentucky, Southern Methodist, Indiana, UCLA and USC. Bolden is rated as a five start prospect and is considered to be...

Kevin Ware Happy To Be Back On The Court

Pete Cautilli – The Cardinal Connect Louisville junior guard Kevin Ware made his 2013-14 season debut on Friday night as the Cardinals crushed Cornell 99-54. Ware made his first appearance since the gruesome leg injury during Louisville’s final exhibition game of the season, however he didn’t appear in the first two regular season games. Rick Pitino maintained that Ware didn’t...

Kevin Ware Misses Court Date on Reckless Driving Charge

Louisville basketball player Kevin Ware missed a court appearance from a reckless driving charge according to WHAS11 in Louisville. Here are the details: WHAS11 obtained a citation that shows Ware is accused of driving 95 miles per hour in Barren County after 11:00 p.m. on October 26, 2013. Police said this happened in a work zone with a marked speed limit of 55 miles per hour...

TD streak ends for Bridgewater

University of Louisville junior quarterback Teddy Bridgewater had thrown a touchdown pass in 21 consecutive games. That streak came to an end on Saturday night.

Louisville 87 – Hartford 48: Cards Hammer Hawks

Pete Cautilli – The Cardinal Connect Let’s be honest with ourselves. Teams like Hofstra, Cornell and Hartford aren’t great measuring sticks at this point of the season. With that said, regardless of the competition, Rick Pitino’s team looks dangerously good right now. The Cards came out tonight against Hartford playing as if it were the season opener and they’d been upset...

Cardinals dominate Hartford

Montrezl Harrell had 20 points and Russ Smith scored 14 in third-ranked Louisville's 87-48 win over visiting Hartford on Tuesday night.

Kevin Ware charged with reckless driving and speeding, misses court date

Louisville Cardinals guard Kevin Ware was charged with reckless driving. He missed his court date on Monday.
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